Authorities say they are also monitoring the population for Zika virus, and that about a dozen people suspected of having the disease are under observation
SANTIAGO, Chile (Feb. 21, 2016) — Chile’s remote Easter Island over the past two weeks has seen a dramatic increase in dengue, with a total now of 16 confirmed cases, including one serious enough to require hospitalization.
Health Spokesperson Lyndon Lee Suy says actively pursuing steps against dengue, such as cleaning one’s surroundings, is still a better approach as it also targets other mosquito-borne diseases such as chikungunya and Zika
MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 11, 2016) — As the world’s first-ever dengue vaccine becomes available in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public not to let their guard down against the disease.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (Dec. 10, 2015) — The world’s first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico on Wednesday, December 9, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year and eventually perhaps millions around the world.
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 10, 2015) — With dengue cases still on the rise in the Philippines, the health department said the best strategy to prevent the disease is to fight it not only in the barangay (village) level, but also in schools.
MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 23, 2015) — The number of reported dengue cases in the Philippines climbs to 78,808, based on the latest report from the Department of Health (DOH) covering the period of January 1 to September 5.